Baltimore City Health Department seeks support for “Prevention Wednesday” campaign

Commissioner Josh Sharfstein and the Baltimore City Health Department are seeking support for the “Prevention Wednesday” campaign. The Baltimore City Health Department’s “Prevention Wednesday” program highlights preventative health issues on occasional Wednesdays throughout the year. The goal of “Prevention Wednesday” is to deliver timely prevention information to a broad public audience by...

University of Baltimore to host Public Service Career Fair

The University of Baltimore Public Service Career Fair will be held on March 30 from 12:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. in the Atrium of the William H. Thumel Sr. Business Center located at 11 West Mt. Royal Avenue Baltimore, Md. 21201. This fair is a showcase for all nonprofit and government employers. Career Fair Schedule: 12:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Career Fair Set Up and Lunch 2 p.m. – Fair Begins 6 … Continue reading

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts announces new title sponsor of the PNC Bank Neighborhood Grant Program

Mayor Sheila Dixon and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts are proud to announce PNC Bank as the new title sponsor of the Neighborhood Grant Program. PNC Bank Neighborhood Grant Program provides financial assistance to qualified neighborhood associations and community based nonprofit groups that continue to build the communities they serve. The awarded grants enable organizations to produce special events that strengthen neighborhoods and engage residents. Cash grants … Continue reading

Carnegie recognizes AACC for community involvement

Anne Arundel Community College is engaged. The Carnegie Foundation said so. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching selected AACC as one of its 2008 engaged community institutions for its commitment to involve the community through its curriculum, its outreach and its partnerships. AACC is one of only nine community colleges in the nation and the only community college in Maryland selected for this honor. Towson University is the … Continue reading

Venable LLP welcomes Dana Petersen Moore

Dana Petersen Moore joined Venable LLP in June 2008. While her practice is based in the Baltimore, Md. and Washington, D.C. metropolitan areas, she represents clients across the United States. Moore represents companies and insurers from a wide range of industries in the avoidance, resolution and litigation of commercial, product liability and personal injury disputes. Moore continues representation of Fortune 500 corporations as well as local corporations and organizations. Over … Continue reading

Independent evaluation supports violence prevention effort

The Baltimore City Health Department is releasing an independent interim evaluation of the violence prevention program Safe Streets by Dr. Daniel Webster and his colleagues at the Center for the Prevention of Youth Violence at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Safe Streets is modeled on the program Ceasefire Chicago. Key findings relate to: • Implementation. The program was well implemented in McElderry Park “where there was extensive … Continue reading

Business students to benefit from Capitol College, College of Southern Maryland partnership

Capitol College will host an articulation agreement signing ceremony with the College of Southern Maryland on January 12 at 11 a.m. in the atrium of the William G. McGowan Center. The ceremony is being held to celebrate the articulation of the College of Southern Maryland’s associate degree in management development to the Capitol College bachelor’s degree in business administration. Executives and faculty from both colleges, including Capitol President Dr. Michael … Continue reading

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade, celebrating 100 years of the NAACP

Mayor Sheila Dixon, the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts and the Baltimore Community Relations Commission announce the ninth annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade, presented by Forman Mills. On Jan. 19 at 12 p.m., join the city of Baltimore in honoring the remarkable life of the historic civil rights activist as well as the centennial of history’s most prominent civil rights organization, the National Association for the … Continue reading

Two AACC health administrators receive honors

Beth Batturs of Stevensville, M.S.N., director of nursing at Anne Arundel Community College, received the 2008 Honor a Nurse Recognition Award recently from the National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Foundation. The foundation developed the award in 2003 to recognize outstanding nurse educators, administrators, practitioners and researchers for their contributions to the organization and the profession. Linda Murray of Annapolis, M.S., CRNP-Ped., associate professor and assistant director of nursing at … Continue reading

University of Maryland Medical System names Robert A. Chrencik president and chief executive officer

University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) Board Chairman Stephen A. Burch has announced the appointment of Robert A. Chrencik as the president and chief executive officer of UMMS, a network of nine academic, community and specialty hospitals throughout the state. Chrencik has worked for UMMS for 25 years and previously held the post of executive vice president and chief financial officer since 1999. In making the announcement, Burch praised Chrencik’s … Continue reading